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April 8, 1952

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 5

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Revocation Of State Lawyer's License Asked Rules Committee Takes Action Against Horace Whitsitt Paragould, Ark.-(/P)-Disbarment proceedings were Jiled yesterday (gainst a Paragould attorney, charged with, alleged professional i misconduct. The Arkansas Bar Rules Committee filed suit in Greene Circuit Court asking that Horace W. Whit- «itt's law license be revoked and that he be prohibited from further practice in Arkansas. The Rules Committee, an agency of the Arkansas Supreme Court, placed four charges of alleged unethical conduct against Whitsitt, an attorney here since 1933 and former city attorney. Whitsitt said he would file a general denial in his answer to the complaint. "I am not guilty and I welcome a trial as soon as possible," he said, adding that the action was the result of "some disgruntled clients." The committee declared that in one of its four cases against Whitsitt that the lawyer was guilty of "withholding the true facts from his clients, of extracting an excessive fee ... of exaggerated and fraudulent representations and of attempting to extort a further undeserved fee by means of false and slanderous statements defaming the administration of justice, and reflecting on the integrity of the circuit court and its officers.' In this case, the committee charged that Whitsitt obtained fees totaling S3.150 from the son of C. A. Jackson, 73, Greene County man whom he defended on a charge of raping a five-year-old girl. The committee said that the contract signed by Whitsilt, the Rev. Gayle Jackson of Sikeston, Mo., son of Jackson, and the defendant's son-in-law, the Rev. Glen Thompson of Paraeoulri showed only 31,000 as the full fee. The other cases cited, said the committee, showed "a pattern and course of conduct in the past . unprofessional dealing between lawyer and client." Charges against Whitsitt were heard by the committee in a spe^ clal meeting in Little Rock last February I. rtO«THWBT AUCANf AS flMIS Foyttttviilc, Ark«m*» TimJ.y, April t, l«tt THE ACHESONS GREET ROYAL COUPLE AT DINNER PARTY U. 5. SECRETARY OF STATI Dean Acheion and Mrs. Actlcson greet The Netherlands' Queen Juliana and Prince Bcrnhard on the royal couple's arrival at Anderaon house In Washington for a dinner given by the ·ecretary. From left: Mrs. Acheson, the prince, the queen. Acheaon. (International Souiidp/iolo; Springdale The Rev. Bill Jackson, pastor of the Berry Street Baptist Church, is conducting a revival meeting that opened Sunday. AH Southern Baptist Churches are engaged in a simultaneous revival, effort this week. Lawrence Laymon is directing the singing. Mrs. A. B. Wilkerson of Lowell was taken to the City Hospital Saturday where she underwent surgery. Her condition is reported to be satisfactory. She · was taken to the hospital by a Callison- Sisco ambulance. Mrs. John Cloer, who had been · patient at the Cily Hospital following surgery, was returned to her home southeast of Springdale on Highway 68 by a Callison-Sisco ambulance Saturday afternoon. Mrs. M. L. Sultz, who lives west of Springdale, was taken to the County Hospital over the' weekend. She will receive, medical treatment. She was taken by a Callison-Sisco ambulance. | on, "Our School--Our Communi- ' Lee Thompson : of West Center | 'y' s Future." Scott Moore read the street, was taken to the Count president's message, and members Hospital Monday afternoon by "' ' u " "- u ~~' 1 ""' Callison-Sisco ambulance. He un derwent surgery Tuesday morn ing. The Springdale Jaycees me Monday night in the Nest of th Chicken House. Reports were heard from the delegates to 1h state convention held in pine Bluf recently. The reports were madi by Gerald Tweedy, Jack I locking Pete Gardner and James Hitter. The Noflhwest Arkansas Schoolmaster's Club met Monday nigh at 7 o'clock at the new high schoo! cafeteria. Wayne White, presiden- of the club, presided over the meeting. Dr. R. K. Bent led the group in singing. Clint Pace, regional director of the Nationa Citizen's Committee for Public Schools, of Dallas, Texas, was the principal speaker. Virgil T. Blossom was chairman of the program committee and Joe Faye Moore and Frank Cannady served with him. A large crowd attended. Mrs. Mallory Hawk presented a program on the "Mississippi River," Friday at a meeting o] the Booklovers club at the home of Mrs. Charles Byers. Miss Helen MacNab was hostess. All members took part on the program Each member was asked to trace the Mississippi from its source to the mouth and · name the states bordering on it. Miss MacNab won the contest. Mrs. E. D. Eicher, club president, announced that the club had made a contribution to the emergency fund for the aid to Ihe storm sufferers. Mrs. Byers ?ave a report on the coffee hour tield at the Veteran's Hospital at Fayetteville. Mrs. W. P. Hail was named chafrman of the committee :o arrange flowers for the annual flower show to be held by the Iris Garden Club in May. Mrs. J. K Martin will be hostess for the club April 17. The date of meeting- was changed from Friday to Thursday iccause of religious services Good Friday. The senior high school PTA net Monday afternoon at the high school cafeteria. The program was $1.50 Weekly A ring wiih Ihol ring. Five, sparlhno, diamonds in enduring selling of MIC gold. No Interest -- No Carrying Chary* I Cait Center Phone 2616 of the school band played. The Hickory Creek Grange netted approximately $100 from "ghost" pie supper held two weeks ago, it has been announced. The money will be used- for the final payment on a spraying rna- rhine purchased for community use. Ozark Playgrounds Association Plans 32nd Convention Joplin, Mo.-(Spccial)-All new- corners to the Ozark Playgrounds, especially businessmen and particularly those who are engaged in ;ei'vihg (he tourist trade, were in- .'ited .today to attend the 32nd annual convention of the Ozark Playgrounds Association April 16 in Springfield, Ralph S. Coughenour, who will retire at the convention session after two years as president, issued the blanket invitation as plans were completed for the one-day meeting. Approximately 3,000 invitations lave been sent to members, cham- crs of commerce and others dentified with the tourist indus- try. Anyone desiring to atlend may make reservations by notify- ffice in Joplin. be limited to Reservations must 300. The present board of directors will meet at the Moran Hotel in Springfield the night before the convention. In the round-table discussion county directors will report on their own counties, covering results and programs under way. Registration will be at 9 a. m., with the morning session starling at 10. Reports will be made at the first session and the luncheon in the Crystal Room of the Kentwood Arms will start at 12:30. H. Clay Fisk, widely-known Tulsa educator and speaker, will be the principal speaker. The association president will be elected at the luncheon meeting. Water Conference Continues On Campus; Dinner Session Tonight The annual Arkansas Water and Sewage- Conference and Short School, which opened on the Uni- with a discussion of fluoridatlon of water. Other speakers on technical subjects this morning were F. yersity campus yesterday, went i L. McDonald, Board of Health into its second day this morning | representative, I.iltl Rock- Jerome with a series of technical talks 7,ufclt of Sheboygan. Wise.; L. It. Heinle and .1. H. Wiseman, Jr., of 'he University; John E, 'Miihnffey, ranging from fluoridnlion to mathematics. The conference, which w i l l l: on- , - tinue through tomorrow morning, is held in cooperation with the dc- Faycttrvillc cily engineer; and C. A. Brown of Pine B l u f f . Speakers this afternoon wurc to rl S o u h c S cU:,V,! "° war ".TM°' "' hK «»»" C»* of the American Waterworks As- i m ".' ""ll J ' m Cre "^w of Wa.,h- sociation, and the slate Board of Health. I "he annual conference dinner Dr. W i l l i a m P. Kroschel of A t - j w i | l l) c held at the Washington lanta opened this mornings t a l k s : Hulel tonight. Nature's Masterpiece Near Rio Brings Tears To Eyes GAMBLING CRUSADER PULLING OUT ' (This is another in a series by Ed Vandevcnter about his current trip through South America.) Boys Club Supporters To Discuss Building A committee of seven men was to leave this afternoon for a conference with officials of the Fort Smith Boys Club. The group, composed of members of the Fay- ettevllle Exchange Club and the local Boys Club board, will seek information in connection with a proposed building program here In Fayettevillc. Members of the committee making the trip are Jack Burge, Brycc Davis, Buster Carson, Arch Cloud, Kenneth Harr, Harry Vandergriff and J. F. Palmer. By ED VANDEVENTEH Rio de Janeiro, Brazil--Viewing nature's choice masterpiece of art. grandeur, beauty and sublimity, I could not keep tears out of m.v eyes. The scene was so impressive 1 realized that only God could have created it, and in a strange sort of way I felt t h a t I was rubbing elbows with the Creator. I stood on the lop of Sugar Loaf Mountain and looked across the valley at the statue of Christ, standing 90 feet high on the peak of Corcovado, with arms outstretched in perpetual benediction. Dn the way up in a car suspended by cables I had been reciting an inspiring poem in Spanish so some Portuguese acquaintances could compare it with their language--"He who has God lacks nothing." I looked down on the world- .jmed Guanabara Bay, the numerous white beaches, the mountains, the valleys, the Atlantic Ocean to the south and then to ,thc imposing statue known as Christo Redenlor. and then could sec no more until I removed glasses and v. from my eyes. My first view of this magic picture was from an airliner ns the pilot made a wide arc so the passengers could sec the ocean, bay, beaches, hills, mountains and cily. It came before UK so suddenly and I was so busy trying to take pictures the full effect of the scene was not felt, though it was startling enough. The Great Designer In the Sky must have been in the mood of a Michael Angclo when He made this picture. With lavish prodigality He dipped His magic brush in many colors to make this one of His most gorgeous offerings to mankind. Its artistry is unrivaled. Daaaling Scint The sides of hills and mountains are of a luscious green. Vast expanses of gray rock form a striking contrast. White sand on the :ong string of beaches, the cluster of islands, palms w a v i n g In the breeze, the Atlantic Ocean and ihe aquamarine bay combine In dazzle Ihe eyes of man with their Inimitable ensemble. As a setting by a master craftsman gives added brilliance to a rare diamond, so does the f r a m e of unparalleled charm created here add luster to the exquisite canvas called filo. Facing the sea is a promenade five miles long. Magnificent buildings, monument built by great sculptors, lovel parks, fountains and flowers com bine to make this a scintlllatin I jewel worthy of Its God-made set ting. For two days I was a guest a the Copacabnna Palace Hotel sit uated on Atlantica Beach. From early morning until dark, thousand of persons may he seen lying on the sand or playing In the surf And the hotel has a pool right b the bar 100 feet long, with , smaller pool for children. Those who like plenty of alcohol lol around this snooty enclosure. From the 20th floor of the Ser- rador Hotel, nearer the business center, I see below to the left a park studded w i t h bright green trees. About half a mile away is a row of hills dotted wllh pretty homes, the foundations of some being higher than the tops of tall buildings in the downtown section. Reminds me of Eureka Springs. Beyond, the mountains rise in a most Irregular line. To the right is the great statue, b r i l l i a n t l y lighted at night. The , Faltering hope of those depressed I by the savagery of warmongers is ' revived as they gaze in silent prayer at that impressive symbol of peace on earth, good will to men. Sitting fascinated by this eight- foot-wide window, I see thousands of lights along the boulevard, hillside homes lighted, countless automobiles, taxis, buses and streetcars. Lots of transportation is required to kenp a city of more than 3.000,000 in motion. And always my eyes go back .to the lighted statue of Christ. No time for night clubs or movies with a ringside scat to view this alluring scene. I ONt-MAN CftlME FIGHTER Robm H. Nlemeyer, whole tvtrj limb wu broken by thug, who bent him up with baseball ball after In Inrtitutrt · cruMd. , Rn m»t "syndicated gambling" In Northlak«. Ill a Chlcan ·uburb, packt up wiih hi. wlf t to move to another city. «n« whtra damp weather won't cause hli mcndlnj bones lo ache. H* advcrtlMd "" """" "'M' 1 "'- *l'it Tired of Renting "It'i not just the cox of renting . . ; tod htmof noching but rent receipt!. It't ib« uoecntinqr. tbt tack of freedom 10 do if we pleuc, the Miuf ihit we can never call our home our own. We're going to change all that, now, though . . . We'w found we can buy a home on rent-like moatkljr payment! wiih helpful home-financing by . . , i · . - · If will pay you to place your loan with FAYETTEVILLE BUILDING LOAN ASSOCIATION Tht Home Xuecfer/tff for Home i**«af« SEE IF YOU CAN RESIST AMERICA'S MOST CONVINCING ROAD TEST! E VER seen a man with a smile a mile wide? Could lie, you I n k i n g y o u r f i r s t " C h a l l e n g e Drive." Or it might !c 113. r'or we're ihe folks who sell (his gieat car--ihe most popular Mercury we've ever had. It makes you fee-] good ju.«t looking al tins licouly. lint brsl of nil is to feel y o u r pulse quicken when you guide a Mercury out onto the open road, Hcinemher all the things you've river liked about any car. Sec if this Mercury doesn't do them belter. "Cornering" or c r u i s i n g , p a r k i n g o r c l i m b i n g , darling or .stopping, .\nnic your own challenge! For here's a new k i n d of performance, effortless performance, 1952 performance. Even though you may not ho in ihe market for n new ear at ihe m o m e n t -- d r o p a r o u n d a t o u r showroom for n lent ride. No obli- p a l i n n . Aflcr all, we know t h a t ; on w i l l h c l a l k i n g about Mercury, and that's n reward in itself. Me w 1 CHEAT T I A N S M I H I O N f - M c R i i r r ollon you Ilirrr ilrpcnrllhlr, perform. «nrr.piovil ilrivr»: Mlcril-otr ,!,,,,]. nrillraiummioir, lIuiriyTniirli-O.Mnlio Owrilriie'i «nl Mar O..\l.nic*, S ir«|. rM of all aiilfiiualic t |ii\r». IYI-OKNINO 1957 ·MfOIMANC!-A smooth, silent ·weep nf power from a Mantling Marl lo cruising. Whit a combination - Mercury'* rxlr.i.hurscpowrrcil V.8 Iratnrrl wiih Mcic-0-Mnijc Drive"! No liriuiinn when the li|jh! KMIM grrrn. No rrluclanrr when the road BOCK : lip. Only up-and-jl-Vin pnwer-lhrifly, Mrrrmy, 1952 [iiiwr. ll's fin in lip guml. ||'« by i|i! hiiildrrs of mure V'ii'n llimi all nllirr ciiiiipinim ciirnhinril. GOFF-McNAIR MOTOR CO., Inc. 131 North C*llo9«

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